այց

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian այց (aycʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

այց (aycʿ)

  1. visit

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂is-sk- or *h₂oys-sk-, respectively the zero-grade and the o-grade of *h₂eys-sk-, from *h₂eys-, whence also հայց (haycʿ).[1][2][3][4]

Noun[edit]

այց (aycʿindeclinable

  1. visit
    այց առնել, յայց ելանելaycʿ aṙnel, yaycʿ elanelto visit, to go to see, to make a visit
  2. search; inspection, examination
    այց եւ խնդիր առնել, յայց եւ ի խնդիր ելանելaycʿ ew xndir aṙnel, yaycʿ ew i xndir elanelto search, to examine, to observe
  3. care (for), concern (for)
  4. revenge, vengeance

Usage notes[edit]

The word was rarely used independently and was usually found in idioms.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 36–37
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “այց”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 111
  4. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “ayc‘”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 64

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “այց”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “այց”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy